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TORONTO -- Team Europe started fast and strong against Canada, getting three shots on Carey Price and drawing a penalty in the first 21 seconds of Game 1 in the World Cup of Hockey finals.They skated right by us on the first shift, Canadian coach Mike Babcock said.The eight-nation team seemed to be the better squad on the ice for long stretches before losing to Canada 3-1 on Tuesday night.Instead of skating off discouraged, Europe appears to have boosted its confidence with the relatively competitive game.There was quite a bit of time during the game that we were dictating the pace and dictating the game, Slovenian forward Anze Kopitar said. It certainly showed that we can play with them.Game 2 in the best-of-three series is Thursday night.We have a feeling in there that this is far from over, said forward Fran Nielsen, who is from Denmark. We know we can go out there and take a game. Take the next one and make this a one-game series.To win, Europe will likely have to figure out how to score on the power play.Europe didnt take advantage of its power play early in Game 1 and failed to make the most its second and last power play in the second period.In five games, the Europeans are 0 for 15 with an extra skater.Definitely need to get our power play firing, coach Ralph Krueger said.Kruegers team will also have to find a way to slow down Sidney Crosbys line.No one has been able to do it yet in the best-on-best tournament.Brad Marchand and Patrice Bergeron each scored on goals set up by Crosby in Game 1 and the trio has combined for 22 points in the World Cup. Crosby, Marchand and Bergeron rank among the top three scorers in the tournament.Those guys are very good finding the little area in the open slot, Europe defenseman Dennis Seidenberg said. Youve just got to try to keep them to the outside, try to stay inside of them and try your best.Europe, meanwhile, has been getting a scoring boost from Slovakias Tomas Tatar.The Detroit Red Wings forward scored Tuesday night and has a team-high three goals, one more than the injured Marian Gaborik and Leon Draisaitl. Tatar scored twice in the semifinals, including the winner in overtime against Sweden on Sunday.In addition to solving its problems on the power play and stopping Crosby and Co., Europe must cut down on mistakes in even-strength situations.Shortly after failing to score on a power play, the Europeans turned the puck over and Bergeron carried it up the middle of the ice. He faded to the right and passed across the crease to set up Marchands fourth goal of the tournament 2:33 into the game.Slovakias Zdeno Chara was careless with the puck later in the opening period and it was costly. Ryan Getzlaf snatched the puck from the 6-foot-9, 39-year-old defenseman near center ice along the boards and faked a shot at the top of the left circle, leading to a tap-in goal for Stamkos on the right side of the net.Its so tough playing against them because you just cant make any turnovers, Nielsen said. When you look at their team, its all All-Stars offensively. If they have one weakness on the forwards, except for Bergeron and (Jonathan) Toews maybe, its playing defense. Weve got to make them play defense.---Follow Larry Lage at www.twitter.com/larrylage and follow his work at www.bigstory.ap.org/content/larry-lage NFL Jerseys Cheap Authentic . Vaives lawyer Trevor Whiffen claims the former 50-goal man wasnt provided with a copy of the claim beforehand and that he would not have agreed to the allegations made against the NHL had he been asked to review its contents. Cheap China Jerseys . 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PHOENIX -- The rotation has been a big problem for Arizona.For the second game in a row, the Diamondbacks got a strong performance from a starter.Robbie Ray pitched seven scoreless innings, Jake Lamb hit his 21st home run and Arizona held on to beat Los Angeles 6-5 on Sunday to take two of three from the Dodgers.On Saturday night, Archie Bradley allowed one run in six innings during the Diamondbacks 2-1 12-inning victory. The Dodgers won the series opener 13-7.Friday didnt go so well, Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale said. Its all based on our starting pitching. They give us the outing, I think we have enough offense to beat teams.Arizona squandered almost all of a 6-0 lead the last two innings. The Dodgers scored two in the eighth and three in the ninth.For us to stay in it and keep fighting and putting some bats together throughout the day, manager Dave Roberts said, to show that resiliency, to fight and make it close, put the tying run on third, the winning run on first with less than two outs, I thought we were in a good spot.Arizona rookie Jake Barrett relieved Tyler Clippard and gave up a two-run single to Justin Turner to make it 6-5. With runners on first and third, Barrett struck out Yasiel Puig and Chris Taylor to earn his second save.I try my best to go out there and just not think about the situation, Barrett said. Try to slow the game down, control my breathing and my tempo and then try to throw strikes.Ray (5-8) gave up four hits, struck out seven, walked two and hit two batters. The left-hander worked out of a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the second inning.Archie went out and pitched really well yesterday, Ray said. He established the tone. I think that was the main thing. That was something (that) rolling into today we were just going to keep it going.Lamb hit a solo homer and singled in a run off Kenta Maeda (8-7), tagged for a season-worst five runs on seven hits in 4 1/3 innings starts.Turner had a two-run home run in the eighth. Corey Seager had three doubles, one knocking in a run in the ninth.With the homer, Lamb hit for the cycle in four consecutiive at-bats over two games -- a triple and double Saturday night, a single and homer on Sunday.ddddddddddddThe Diamondbacks jumped on Maeda for three runs in the first. Lamb drove in one with a single and Brandon Drury doubled in the other two.UMPIRE SWITCHDale Scott was out of the umpire lineup after being hit in the mask by a foul ball and leaving the game in the first inning on Saturday. Stu Scheurwater was called up from minors to take his place.LONG JOURNEYArizonas Mike Freeman made his major league debut after 3,149 plate appearances in the minors. The 28-year-old utility player, who was in his seventh minor league season before his contract was selected by the Diamondbacks from Triple-A Reno, was in the lineup in right field. He struck out three times and walked.TRAINING ROOMDodgers: Roberts said the team will wait a few days to see how LHP Clayton Kershaw (mild disc herniation) responds to his Saturday activity before determining the next step for the Dodger ace. He threw 60 pitches to live batters in Los Angeles. ... CF Joc Peterson singled twice and walked twice in his second consecutive rehab game for Triple-A Oklahoma City on Saturday. He was to make one more rehab start and rejoin the Dodgers in Washington on Tuesday.Diamondbacks: OF David Peralta (lower back strain) was to make his first rehab appearance for Double-A Mobile at Chattanooga on Sunday. ... INF Chris Owings (plantar fasciitis in left foot) was 3 for 4 for Reno in his first rehab game Saturday. 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